WORKS (Women Organizing
Resources, Knowledge and Services), the Avenue 50, Highland Park-based
nonprofit group that has developed award-winning affordable housing for more
than 4,000 low-income families, seniors, and homeless youth, is holding a
fundraiser today, Tuesday, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. to help fund its food-related
advocacy campaigns, nutrition and culinary education, pop-up organic produce
markets, and landscaping projects surrounding the organization’s community
gardens and housing projects.
The fundraiser will be held at The York, located at 5033 York Blvd.
WORKS, which is currently building 48 one-bedroom affordable housing units on 4260 Eagle Rock Blvd., will offer a special raffle priced at $2 per ticket at the fundraiser, according to an e-mail communiqué by the organization. Prizes include airline tickets and an assortment of gifts ranging from massage oils and bottles of wine to gift certificates to local boutiques and restaurants. Tickets may be purchased before or at the event.
For details about the fundraiser or to purchase a raffle ticket, call WORKS at (323) 341-7028 (extension 23).
Those who can’t attend the fundraiser but would like to make an online donation may do so here: www.razoo.com/story/worksorg.